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Gender and Development in the Arab World

Gender and Development in the Arab World

Women"s Economic Participation

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Labour economics,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Development Studies (Social Sciences),
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Islamic countries,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Arab countries,
  • Employment,
  • Women,
  • Women in development

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNabil F Khoury (Editor), Valentine M. Moghadam (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8996625M
    ISBN 101856493652
    ISBN 109781856493659

    The book argues that for growth to be truly inclusive and gender-equitable, the pattern of growth must create decent work and productive employment opportunities for women and men. This would require policymakers to adopt human rights as a guiding normative framework and to rethink the role of macro-level economic policies, including trade. World Development is a multi-disciplinary monthly journal of development studies. It seeks to explore ways of improving standards of living, and the human condition generally, by examining potential solutions to problems such as: poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, disease, lack of shelter, environmental degradation, inadequate scientific and.   These broad gender gaps persist despite impressive strides in many Arab countries toward gender equity in education. In high-income countries, women aged 23 to 29 are just as highly educated as their male counterparts and are more likely than young men to have a tertiary education (22% vs. 16%, respectively).


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This book consists of a series of articles about the labor force participation of women in the Arab world. An introductory chapter by Moghadam is surprisingly weak since it considers primarily economic and demographic influences on women and work without giving serious consideration to cultural and societal factors.5/5(1).

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